Presentation on theme: "Our vision is a world free from TB. Our mission is to address the health, social and economic impact of the global TB epidemic amongst vulnerable and."— Presentation transcript:
Our vision is a world free from TB. Our mission is to address the health, social and economic impact of the global TB epidemic amongst vulnerable and marginalised groups.
Why TB? Annually 9 million new cases and 1.7 million deaths from a preventable and curable disease Acts as a barrier to development by impeding progress towards other issues such as education and poverty Kills more women than all other causes of maternal mortality combined Leading cause of death for people living with HIV in Africa Neglected issue - considered a disease of the past
Where we work Estimated new TB Cases (all forms) per 100,000 population South Africa Malawi Zambia India Timor- Leste Uganda
What does Target TB do? Treatment for all Engaging Communities Education is key We work in partnership with local NGOs in countries and regions heavily affected by the TB epidemic Share learning and advocate Access funding from UK donors to support effective TB control interventions Strengthen community led interventions to control TB Strengthen organisational capacity of our partners
Our Impact 2010/11 18,669 people referred and screened for TB 7,900 TB patients and people with HIV supported 7,135 local volunteers, government and private health workers trained 47,400 family members/ dependents of people with TB supported 4,660,181 people reached with TB awareness raising & education